Heart Lake (Michigan)

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Heart Lake
Location Otsego County, Michigan
Coordinates 44°53′34″N 84°41′33″W / 44.89278°N 84.69250°W / 44.89278; -84.69250Coordinates: 44°53′34″N 84°41′33″W / 44.89278°N 84.69250°W / 44.89278; -84.69250
Type kettle lake
Basin countries United States
Surface area 63 acres (0.3 km2)
Max. depth 123 ft (37 m)
Surface elevation 1,257 feet (383 m)[1]

Heart Lake, Michigan is located in Otsego County in northern Michigan, about nine miles (14 km) south of Gaylord, just west of Interstate 75.

Heart Lake is so named due to its irregular shape of a valentine heart.

Heart Lake comprises about 63 acres (0.3 km2), has a maximum depth of 123 feet (37 m). The lake is a classic example of a kettle lake, many of which dot the landscape in this area. The lake holds healthy populations of splake, rainbow trout, bass, northern pike, and perch, and is popular with area fishermen.

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